Cara's Cucina: Homemade pita chips, pita pizza and pita dogs

In the next few weeks your kids get off from school for the summer which means you've gotta feed 'em! So here are 3 easy

In the next few weeks your kids get off from school for the summer which means you've gotta feed 'em! So here are 3 easy meals that all revolve around pita bread! Plus they're pretty tasty for adults too!

Homemade Pita Chips1 whole wheat pita pocket, cut into wedgesolive oil salt pepper

*Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.*Place pita wedges on a cookie sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper (if you want flavored chips try garlic powder, or for a sweet spin use cinnamon and sugar) and use hands (or let the kids)to mix it all together.*Once well-coated, arrange chips in a single layer on the sheet and place in the oven for 4 minutes - flip them after 2.

Pita Pizza 1 whole wheat pita pocket, cut into 2 discs 4 tbs. crushed tomato 1 oz fresh mozzarella cheese fresh basil (or not if the kids won't eat anything "green")salt pepper

*Preheat oven to 350 degrees.*Place pita discs directly onto oven racks until they JUST become crisp but are not browning. Remove them and place on a cookie sheet.*Top each disc with 2 tbs of tomato and a half ounce of mozzarella.*Sprinkle with salt and pepper and tear up a fresh basil leaf over each.*Return to oven until cheese is melted.

Pita Dogs 1 whole wheat pita pocket - cut in half, making 2 pockets 2 all-beef hot dogs hot dog fixings - whatever your kids like

*Cook hot dogs however you like.*Let the kids fill their pockets with whatever fixings they like.*Cut each hot dog in half so it fits in the pocket.

Enjoy!

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